The Tylers’ Homeschool Story | Ep. 021
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About this Episode
In Part 2 of the Tylers’ Homeschool Story, Zan is once again joined by her husband Joe. The Tylers recap the numerous lawsuits and legislative battles they encountered, along with stories of personal loss, policemen at their door, and the nagging fear of having their children removed from their home. Zan and Joe recount how God moved in remarkable ways to grant homeschool freedom and even bless their children in unexpected ways along the way.
Meet My Guest
Joe Tyler is the President of Followers in Fellowship, a 501c3 organization committed to preserving and advancing Christian education in the United States. Prior to this role, Joe was the Operations Director for Apologia and spent thirty years in the corporate world as an information systems project manager with Computer Sciences Corporation and BlueCross/BlueShield of SC. Joe and Zan have three children they homeschooled through high school. Joe serves as Chairman of the Board for the South Carolina Association of Independent Homeschools (SCAIHS) and as a founding board member of the Excelsior! Academy, a large homeschool co-op in Columbia, SC.
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At BJU Press Homeschool, we’re committed to providing children an education from a biblical worldview that is academically sound and challenges them to advance, think critically, and live like Christ. This type of education is not often possible in public schools because of the number of children taught in a classroom, a difference in worldview, and peer and societal pressure to conform. Homeschooling allows parents to instruct and disciple their children without daily fighting messages from an opposing worldview taught in the classroom. And with tuition costs and fees for private schooling or tutoring, homeschooling may be the only option for parents who are concerned for their children’s physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
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